Reviews

Don’t Ask Me About My Dad by Tom Mitchelson @TomMitchelson @HarperNonFic #DontAskMeAboutMyDad #TomMitchelson #TheClqrt #NonFiction #Memoir #BookReview

Harper Collins March 2022 Book Description Growing up, Tom saw his dad abuse his mum, shout obscenities in her face, brutally drag her around the house and inflict other unspeakable cruelties. It went on for years; the family never told a soul. Tom knew his dad was a monster, yet he loved him. He was… Continue reading Don’t Ask Me About My Dad by Tom Mitchelson @TomMitchelson @HarperNonFic #DontAskMeAboutMyDad #TomMitchelson #TheClqrt #NonFiction #Memoir #BookReview

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My Body by Emily Ratajkowski @emrata @QuercusBooks #MyBody #EmilyRatajkowski #BookBlogger #BookReview #NonFictionReads #TheClqrt #RecommendedReading

Quercus Books November 2021 Book Description Emily Ratajkowski is an acclaimed model and actor, an engaged political progressive, a formidable entrepreneur, a global social media phenomenon, and now a writer. Rocketing to world fame at age twenty - one, Ratajkowski sparked both praise and furore with the provocative display of her body as an unapologetic… Continue reading My Body by Emily Ratajkowski @emrata @QuercusBooks #MyBody #EmilyRatajkowski #BookBlogger #BookReview #NonFictionReads #TheClqrt #RecommendedReading

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Top Girl by Danielle Marin @MardleBooks #nonfiction #memoir #theclqrt #TopGirl #DanielleMarin #bookreview #bookblogger

Mardle Books March 2022 Book Description Meet Danielle Marin, grammar school girl turned county lines drug dealer. Betrayed by the police after a brutal assault, Danielle's happy childhood turns sour when she finds the protection she needs in gang life. Can Danielle find a way out before it's too late? My Thoughts This was a… Continue reading Top Girl by Danielle Marin @MardleBooks #nonfiction #memoir #theclqrt #TopGirl #DanielleMarin #bookreview #bookblogger

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The Book Collectors of Daraya by Delphine Minoui @PicadorBooks @DelphineMinoui #TheBookCollectorsofDaraya #TheClqrt #NonFiction #BookReview #BookBlog

Picador Books March2021 Book Description In 2012 the rebel suburb of Daraya in Damascus was brutally besieged by Syrian government forces. Four years of suffering ensued, punctuated by shelling, barrel bombs and chemical gas attacks. People's homes were destroyed and their food supplies cut off; disease was rife. Yet in this man-made hell, forty young… Continue reading The Book Collectors of Daraya by Delphine Minoui @PicadorBooks @DelphineMinoui #TheBookCollectorsofDaraya #TheClqrt #NonFiction #BookReview #BookBlog

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Stronger by Poorna Bell @booksbybluebird @panmacmillan @poornabell #TheClqrt #Poornabell #nonfiction #bookreview #bookblogger #memoir

Bluebird Books 29th April 2021 Book Description Now a competitive amateur power-lifter who can lift over twice her own bodyweight, Poorna Bell is perfectly placed to start a crucial new conversation about women's strength and fitness, one that has nothing to do with weight loss. In Stronger, she describes how taking up weightlifting after the… Continue reading Stronger by Poorna Bell @booksbybluebird @panmacmillan @poornabell #TheClqrt #Poornabell #nonfiction #bookreview #bookblogger #memoir

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Unspoken by Guvna B @GuvnaB @HarpersInspire #GuvnaB #leavenothingunspoken #Memoir #NonFiction #TheClqrt #BookReview

Harper Inspire February 2021 Book Description Men are brave. Men are bold. Men are fearless and strong. Growing up on a council estate in East London, rapper Guvna B thinks he knows what it means to be a man. But when a personal tragedy sends him reeling, he's forced to think again. Dealing with grief… Continue reading Unspoken by Guvna B @GuvnaB @HarpersInspire #GuvnaB #leavenothingunspoken #Memoir #NonFiction #TheClqrt #BookReview

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That One Patient by Ellen de Visser @4thEstateBooks @liv_mar #ThatOnePatient #Nonfiction #EllendeVisser #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog

4th Estate Books 18th February 2021 Book Description We know doctors have the power to change ordinary lives, in the most extraordinary of ways. But who are the people who change their doctor's lives, and how do they do it? In That One Patient, journalist Ellen de Visser asks doctors and nurses around the world… Continue reading That One Patient by Ellen de Visser @4thEstateBooks @liv_mar #ThatOnePatient #Nonfiction #EllendeVisser #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog

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Brown Baby by Nikesh Shukla @panmacmillan @booksbybluebird @nikeshshukla #BrownBaby #NikeshShukla #BookReview #BookBlog #NonFiction #TheClqrt #FebruaryPublications

Bluebird 4th February 2020 Book Description In Brown Baby Shukla explores themes of racism, feminism, parenting and our shifting ideas of home. With writing that will both fill and open your heart, this by turns, heartbreaking, hilariously funny and intensely relatable memoir is dedicated to the author's two young daughters, and is in remembrance of… Continue reading Brown Baby by Nikesh Shukla @panmacmillan @booksbybluebird @nikeshshukla #BrownBaby #NikeshShukla #BookReview #BookBlog #NonFiction #TheClqrt #FebruaryPublications

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How to Fail by Elizabeth Day @4thEstateBooks @liv_mar #TheClqrt #NonFictionBook #HowToFail #ElizabethDay #BookBlogger #BookReview

4th Estate Books Dec 2019 Book Description Inspired by her hugely popular podcast, How to Fail is Elizabeth Day's brilliantly funny, painfully honest and insightful celebration of things gone wrong. Part memoir, part manifesto, and including chapters on dating, work, sport, babies, families, anger and friendship. It is based on the simple premise that understanding… Continue reading How to Fail by Elizabeth Day @4thEstateBooks @liv_mar #TheClqrt #NonFictionBook #HowToFail #ElizabethDay #BookBlogger #BookReview

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Paranormal Warwickshire by S.C Skillman @scskillman @amberleybooks #TheClqrt #ParanormalWarwickshire #NonFictionNovember #NonFiction #BookReview #BookBlog #Friday13th

Amberley Publishing 15th November 2020 What better day to review a book on paranormal activity than on Friday 13th! Book Description Warwickshire is a county steeped in the supernatural, as befits the county of Shakespeare and the many ghosts and spirits that he conjured up in his works. The towns and villages of Warwickshire, its… Continue reading Paranormal Warwickshire by S.C Skillman @scskillman @amberleybooks #TheClqrt #ParanormalWarwickshire #NonFictionNovember #NonFiction #BookReview #BookBlog #Friday13th